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Finland House

Object Number: 
2008.47.120
Medium: 
Cardboard, striker, metal staple
Dimensions: 
Overall (closed): 1 15/16 x 1 15/16 x 5/16 in. (5 x 5 x 0.8 cm)
Description: 
21 "feature" stick matchbook with white exterior. Front cover with brown lozange shaped logo and name in brown lettering with address in brown lettering on closure. Dark brown saddle with telephone number in white lettering. Rear cover with horizontal white and blue stripes and dark brown logo with name in brown lettering. Dark brown interior with white lettering (see transcription in notes). Wide matchsticks with logo and name scrolled across in dark brown.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Lila A. Morris
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group